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ACOEL members contribute regularly to the ACOEL Blog, writing on topics of current interest in their respective fields. Recently-published blogs are featured below, or you can search the ACOEL blog archive using the search feature.

 

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Taking Bets: The Supreme Court Is Just About to Split NPDES and Section 404 Permitting Under the Clean Water Act
September 30, 2022

Posted on September 30, 2022 by Robin Kundis Craig The first Monday in October is just around the corner, and the first oral argument on the Supreme Court’s agenda is Sackett v. EPA. The Supreme Court is stepping once more into Clean Water Act “waters of the United States,”...

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Sackett Preview: Sound and Fury Signaling What Exactly?
September 30, 2022

Posted on September 30, 2022 by Pat Parenteau The Supreme Court kicks off its 2022 term on October 3 with the highly anticipated argument in Sackett v EPA. Petitioners are seeking another blockbuster ruling a la West Virginia v EPA that hamstrung EPA’s authority to reduce GHG emissions from...

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September 25-26, 2008 – First Annual Meeting in San Francisco
January 19, 2008

Posted on January 19, 2008 by Rachael Bunday Tags: Conferences and Events Conferences and EventsPermalink | Comments (0)

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California v. U.S. EPA–Fighting for the Last Word on Mobile Source Greenhouse Gas Emissions
January 8, 2008

Posted on January 8, 2008 by Michèle Corash Following the United States Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Massachusetts v. EPA, deciding that greenhouse gases are a pollutant under the Clean Air Act,...

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Conferences and Events
December 6, 2007

Posted on December 6, 2007 by Rachael Bunday The ACOEL group will be meeting on January 31st during the Lex Mundi North American Regional Conference in Miami. The meeting will take...

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Wind Power Project Permitting: Demonstrating a Need for Clean Power and Evaluating the Economic and Wildlife Impacts of Wind Farms
November 30, 2007

Posted on November 30, 2007 by Jeff Thaler Structure/Cause Total Bird Fatalities Vehicles 60-80 million Buildings and windows 98-980 million Power lines 10,000 – 174 million Communications Towers 4-50 million Agricultural...

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Minimum Streamflow in Arkansas
November 30, 2007

Posted on November 30, 2007 by Brian Rosenthal  With some exceptions and common law developed standards, Arkansas has traditionally followed the reasonable use theory of the riparian doctrine. A riparian user must...

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Oregon Water Developments
November 30, 2007

Posted on November 30, 2007 by Rick Glick Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski has announced that water will be among the top three priorities for the 2009 legislative session. During the interim, here...

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Minimum Streamflow in Arkansas
November 30, 2007

Posted on November 30, 2007 by Brian Rosenthal   With some exceptions and common law developed standards, Arkansas has traditionally followed the reasonable use theory of the riparian doctrine. A riparian user...

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Carbon Capture and Sequestration Issues and Debate
November 27, 2007

Posted on November 27, 2007 by Jeff Thaler The proposed construction of a 700-megawatt coal-and-biomass-fuel power plant on the site of a former nuclear power plant in Maine has sparked a...

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The IOGCC Issues Its Model Program For The Geologic Sequestration of CO2
November 27, 2007

Posted on November 27, 2007 by David Flannery  On September 25, 2007, the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) issued its model program for the storage of carbon dioxide in...


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